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Re: Edward Malley / O'Malley
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: March 10, 2009 at 12:28:48
In Reply to: Edward Malley / O'Malley by AARON ALLISON of 184

I research the Irish Family History Foundation's database. It contains 12,000,000 surviving rcds for abt 65% of Irish counties. Rcds are increasingly sparse B4 1840, rare B4 1800.

Note 1 - Without a KNOWN parish, the chance of an ancestor's rcds NOT being in this database is AT LEAST 35%.

Note 2 - Only 1/2 of Co. Cork's rcds are in this database.

Note 3 - The RC church kept control over most parish rcds from Tipperary (north). These are ONLY available thru the Tipperary Family History Research center at a substantial fee (regardless of outcome).

For Edw(ard) O'Malley B 1833 +/- 4 yrs somewhere in Ireland with the father's forename unknown, I found 3 rcds: 2-1832 Armagh, and 1-1834 Limerick. Father's forenames were Hugh, Hugh, and Edward respectively. One of these MAY be for your ancestor - no guarantees. This date is a bit early for Irish rcd keeping.

Google the Foundation's name to lead you to this database. Register, opt to be notified as rcds are added and browse. Pls post your search results to my genforum msg.

Hope this helps. Good luck.


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